Halloween and spooks go hand in hand and it is definitely the time to celebrate with scares and screams. The best part about Halloween is that it works for both kids and adults alike. People of all age group love to celebrate this festival and right from the pumpkin bread to the tricks or treats candy, Halloween calls for it all.
Hosting a Halloween party is a great idea and one that is sure to be a success if you work with a few basic pointers.
Some Halloween parties ideas are listed below that are sure to add charm to the occasion:
- Play the part – Halloween and costumes are made for each other, so bring in those fancy dress. Dress the part and also play the part to the hilt. Irrespective of whether you wish to play a zombie, a witch, a warlock or even a superhero make sure your costume is just right. Encourage all those attending the party to dress the part they choose and also play their roles to perfection. No personal names simply go ahead and introduce the guests at the party according to the part they are playing. Try and make sure no two guests come in dressed in the same role and ensure that everyone is involved in the role play.
- Food – The food is a central part of all parties and when it comes to a Halloween party, the food takes center stage. Bring in those pumpkin recipes but do not forget the main course either. Make your smilies look like Dracula by adding bloody carrot teeth. Color the punch nice and orange and add the Halloween touch to all other foods that you are serving. Cupcakes are a must for Halloween party irrespective of whether you are having kids or not. Dress your dinning table accordingly too and do get a bunch of Halloween napkins to complete the look.
- Decorations – Now come in the big guns. Decorations are integral to a Halloween party. Of course the carved pumpkin is a must as are a few candles. Bring in the fog machine and place a few jack in the box around the house. Some masks will serve well too as will some streamers thrown around. • Music – Creating an eerie background score is important for a Halloween party since it helps to keep the essence of the party spooky. Bring out all those scary tunes and play them, throwing in a few screams here and there.
- Entertainment - The games and entertainment of the party should be in keeping with the Halloween theme too. Bring out the scary stuff and roll in games like zombie attack and witch hunts, etc. Even common games like monopoly or charades can be adopted to suit the Halloween theme.
Halloween parties are a lot of fun and if you keep the tips listed above in mind your party is sure to be a great one. Do not forget to stack up on the candy since neighborhood kids will come knocking for treats.